G8 & G20 SUMMITS
June 26, 2010 OPSEU is reporting on the rally and
protest events all day. more..
Join the OPSEU delegation at G20 rally
June 25, 2010 OPSEU President Smokey Thomas and NUPGE
President James Clancy will lead our Union's delegation at the G20 rally on
Saturday, June 26 at 1 pm.
Join us as we demonstrate against G20 governments who have
spent trillions of dollars to save banks and financial markets only to turn
around and cut public spending, public services and jobs. We are calling for
a Robin Hood Tax - a tiny tax of 0.05% on trades in stocks, bonds and
currencies - which would not affect ordinary consumers but would raise $650
billion a year to create jobs, reduce debt and fight poverty.
The rally begins at Queen's Park on the lawn south of the
legislature. OPSEU will have a truck at the northeast corner near the stage
with free green Robin Hood Tax T-shirts for the first 300 OPSEU members and
staff. Our truck will also have water and snacks available.
Please see the map and the route of the march below.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
G20 rally updates all day on OPSEU website
June 25, 2010 Follow the G20 rally blog on the
OPSEU website Saturday, June 26. Starting at 10 am the OPSEU website
will be posting rally updates. Focussing on the OPSEU and NUPGE
www.opseu.org will include photos and details of the day’s
activities from the heart of the action.
June 25, 2010 The Court has acted in favour of The
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
by ruling to limit the use of “sonic cannons” or Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs). more..
OPSEU to support Robin Hood Tax at G20 rally
22, 2010 OPSEU will be handing out free Robin Hood Tax t-shirts to hundreds
of OPSEU members at the G20 rally. Be sure to come early to the OPSEU station at
the north-east of Queen’s Park to get your t-shirt. Show your support for this
important proposal to impose a small tax on financial transactions which would
bring in billions of dollars for much need funding for the public good.
People First! We
G8 & G20 rally and march
The G8 & G20 Summits offer Finance Ministers and central bank
governors an opportunity to discuss our economic and financial policies. Come
out to the rally that will address the real issues of economic recovery,
environment, human rights, decent jobs, and social justice.
Download rally poster PDF
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Place: Queen's Park - Toronto
See map below for March route
click on image below for larger version
For more information about the G8 and G20:
Labour’s response to the G20
Summit, please visit the Canadian Labour Congress site at
People’s Summit taking place
from June 18 to June 20, please visit
Robin Hood Tax, please visit
G20 Summit updates in the alternative press:
Council of Canadians
The Media Co-op
g20.this.org by This Magazine
Toronto Community Mobilization Network
Download OPSEU G20
Download poster of
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